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Parham Eftekhari

Parham Eftekhari is the Executive Director of the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), the nation's leading cybersecurity Think Tank. Combining 16 years of technology experience with a lifelong passion for leadership and community engagement, Parham is privileged to advise executives at some of the world's top public and private sector organizations, build strategic alliances, and create thought leadership programs focused on national security, cybersecurity, and digital transformation.  During his career, Parham has contributed to over a dozen publications, developed curriculum for events that have educated thousands of professionals, and has delivered or organized dozens of briefings at institutions including TEDx, Congress, the World Bank, RSA, C-SPAN, and ICIT.  Parham is a recipient of the 2017 (ISC)2 Government Information Security Leadership Award - Most Valuable Industry Partner and is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin Madison's School of Business.